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Todd Austell


Steele Building, Room 2011

Chemistry: C143 Kenan Labs

Contact | 919-962-3407


Spring 2024 Advising Hours:

  • Tuesday – 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Thursday – 9:30am – 12:00pm


UNC-Chapel Hill (Undergrad and Graduate)

What I enjoy most about working with students:

Helping make the confusing and scary things for them while navigating the university seem less of either

My hometown:

Shelby, NC

First job out of college:

Assistant Scientist at GSK Pharmaceuticals, RTP, NC

Lowest grade I got as an undergrad:


If I didn’t work for Advising I would:

I would still be advising and mentoring in my role as a professor because I love helping students in whatever way possible as it is my “calling”

Bucket list item:

Done a lot of them, but possibly a rim-to-rim hike across the Grand Canyon or a trip to Patagonia is in the future